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CSPAN
Oct 20, 2012 10:00am EDT
between the u.s., russia and syria. a pal discuss the syrian support of the -- a panel discusses russian support of the syrian civil war. this is about an hour and a half. >> we welcome all of you joining us on heritage foundation and on c-span. we ask that you turn off yourself funds as we begin recording for the benefit of today's program. the we will post for everyone's future reference. hosting our discussion today is dr. steven bucci. his focus is special operations and cyber security. he commanded the third battalion fifth special forces and also became the military assistant to donald rumsfeld. at his retirement, -- prior to joining us, he was a leading consultant on cyber security. please welcome the in -- join me in welcoming steven bucci. [applause] >> we have a very timely subjects to discuss, and i think we have a great panel of experts that will be doing be discussing to get us started. i have been interested in this because one of the first things i did was testified before congress about the weapons of mass destruction threat that syria and the somewhat untimely demise mig
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am EDT
of a disability or mental illness. linda mcmahon has used her job a very different way, going to washington to fight for lower protection for workers. those of the issues we should be talking about. it differences between us on the issues we stand for and our respective professional history. what i don't think voters what are these personal attacks that linda mcmahon is waging against me, my wife, and my family. it's not surprising she's doing it. she tried to do it two years ago with a very serious of personal ads. people in this state what the phrase to be focused on issues. to the extent i am talking about linda mcmahon in my ads, talking about the difference between her and i and the differences that matter to connecticut families. >> you have 90 seconds. >> i think we ought to clearly be discussing the issues. that's why i have bad to talk about my six. plants. talks about tax cuts to the middle-class and reducing taxes for businesses and rolling back overburdensome regulations. when i've been up to ring are businesses, one business in plainfield, conn. said he was dealing with overreg
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 10:30am EDT
to vote for? these are telling me that the tactics that president obama is using, talking about diners, bayonets and big birds, they're rubbing people the wrong way. in part because they want to focus on jobs in the economy, which is this big, darker issue that the country is facing right now. it's worrying people a lot. and so, the idea that he can talk about things like the binders comment, which is really just a play off a comment that mitt romney made during the presidential debate, where he talks about his desire to hire a lot of women. and it's not helping him. i think that's reflected in the poll numbers because you're seeing right now romney is tied, or seems to have a kind of momentum moving into the time week. that's just what pollsters are saying. i think democrats feel that this will help particularly with women voters, because they make up the majority, and if they can kind of put forward this argument that mitt romney wants to take away somethings that are very important to them, then they can get the edge amongst that party leck rate. which in a very close election can b
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
in their town hall debate. >> former u.s. senator, arlen specter, pa., has died. in august announced he was battling cancer. over the years he fought two previous bouts with non hodgkin's lymphoma. he was elected to five terms as senator and was the longest serving senator in pennsylvania history. a republican for most of the time, he became a democrat in 2009. he was born in wichita, kan., in 1930, and served in the u.s. air force. he received a law degree from yale university, worked on the warren commission, and practiced law before becoming district attorney in philadelphia. he was 82 years old. reaction is starting to come in. senator john mccain posted on twitter -- arlen specter, a dear friend to serve his state with honor and distinction, r i p on friday, secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters that there is still much that the administration does not know about the september 11 attack on the consulate in libya. earlier in the week the oversight committee heard testimony from department officials on whether the level of security there was adequate prior to the attack.
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
general. when it comes to robocalls, indiana as another unique experience. we have banned the use of auto- dialers since 1988 recognizing the growing opportunities for scams. we have even banned the political calls. that has engaged a number of legal challenges, as you might have guessed. it has been successful up through the courts and the supreme court of india and that successfully arguing that the rights to privacy trump a political free speech to blast out tens of thousands of calls to hoosiers. it is subject to a federal case we want at the district court that is now in the seventh circuit court of appeals. i think there is opportunities there that indiana and other states have shown to have stricter do not call and no boat rolled -- and no robocalling options. some of the current work will again be subject to additional challenges and we look forward to many more days in court. [laughter] >> thank you, let's shift gears and talk about targeting. how do you identify entities you might choose to sue or investigate? what do you know about complaint volumes and trending? let's stay wit
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
, and then a debate between the candidates running for u.s. senate in arizona. after that, david korn talks about his role in the release of the videotape in which presidential candidate mitt romney talks about the 47% of americans. senators scott brown and elizabeth warren based off wednesday in the third of the four televised debates. in 2010, scott brown defeated martha coakley in a special election for the post held by the late ted kennedy for almost 47 years. this debate is courtesy of -- >> good evening. welcome to symphony hall for a debate between scott brown and elizabeth warren. i am honored to be the moderator tonight. we have rules this evening. our audience of more than 2600 guests have agreed to be silent. no interruptions or applause. each candidate has a minute and 30 seconds to answer each question, and 30 seconds for rebuttal. later, each candidate gets one minute for a closing statement. a coin toss has determined the speaker order. we have received more than 200. every question is based on an idea from the public. elizabeth warren won the first coin toss. just last week, we saw th
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 2:00pm EDT
will get you back in the game, we will give you a fair shot again. it is time to acknowledge what got us into trouble in the first place. [applause] they talk about this great recession as if it dropped out of the sky. where did it come from? as my granddaughter once said, did casper the ghost do it, pop? it came from their policies of shredding reasonable regulations on wall street, allowing banks to write their own rules, continuing a trillion-dollar tax cuts for the wealthy. that is what got us here. ladies and gentleman, they cannot take responsibility. if anybody had a doubt about what is at stake in this election, when it comes to women's rights and the supreme court, i am sure they were settled last night. congressman ryan made it clear that he and governor romney are prepared to impose their private views on everyone else. it was made clear last night that they do not believe in protecting a woman's access to health care. it was made very clear that they do not believe a woman has a right to control their own body. that is between she and her doctor. and now they say they are wil
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
. >> the thing about eisenhower is that he would never tell anybody about whether he was planned to use nuclear weapons. why is this important? when nuclear-weapons were pretty new and we threaten to use them at various stages, nobody ever knew whether he was serious or not and whether he meant that. you have to be credible. talk about loneliness command. what could be a greater decision then that that he ran the allied invasion. he is president and has an even greater level of response ability. we are building a whole arsenal of nuclear weapons. are we going to use these things are not? ike use them as a tool. he used this as a tool to avoid any war. >> evan thomas on "ike's bluff." >> on thursday, a vice president joe biden and republican vice- presidential candidates paul ryan that in their only debate at center college in kentucky. the moderator was martha radditz. this is just over 1.5 hours. ba>> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice- presidential debate of 2012. i am martha raddatz. i am honored to moderate this debate between the two men who have dedicated much of their li
CSPAN
Oct 20, 2012 2:00pm EDT
that opposes it. 98% of american women use birth control. a majority of women use birth control. to say that it is evil shows a disregard for the building of a for the ability of a woman to make her personal decision about her body and her family. >> ms. long -- >> i just repeated what she said. that is all. [applause] >> as long as we are on this issue of the war on women, there is a war going on in this state. we have in new york assembly -- atlet's stick to the topic hand. >> we will give you an opportunity to speak on the issues you want to go to. when you talk about -- when democrats talk about the fear that roe v. wade might be overturned, doesn't that relate to fear mongering? >> i do not think it is fear mongering. this presidential nominee, mitt romney, said he would get rid of planned parenthood. his party has said that there should be no exceptions for abortions. no exceptions for rape, incest, for the life of the mother. that is a serious problem for new yorkers and many women that i know. there has been an effort to undermine basic reproductive rights. look, these are fight
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
have a web site? >> concernedveteransfo>> to gueo join us for that. and rebecca will commence -- wilkins. at 930, stephen flanagan will take a look at the latest of what is going on in syria including instances in turkey. a look at the newspapers as well on "washington journal" that starts a 7:00 a.m.. thanks for joining us. we will see you again. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> see the only vice presidential debate next thursday night live on c-span, c-span radio and online at c- span.org. here is a look at what is ahead today. up next, a discussion on transparency in the 112th congress. that is followed by discussion on 2013 tax increases and the so-called "fiscal cliff." activity p.m., and how corporate money is affecting the congressional races this year. c-span brings you select a vice presidential debates from the past 25 years. here's the lineup. at 7:00, at dick cheney and john edwards. that is followed by then senator joe biden and sarah palin at washington university. at san 3:00 p.m.
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
, and then we can change this country forever and get us back to where we used to be when i was a boy in the depression. why schoolteachers and would have been doctors, lawyers, indian chiefs today. with luck they were making $200 a month, but they were talented, they brought out the best in all of us. they were by example really fine people, and with the highest qualities. all that got transmitted to the children at class a even if they were not getting it at home. >> when you were running you were talking about increasing not necessarily dollars per capita, but investing in education, communications, and transportation. even while trying to reduce deficits and debt, you were talking about the need for certain targeted investments. do you feel that is still true today? >> all you have to do is to look at it and sethat it is true today. as long as that goes on, kids are lost. >> we need short-term investments, but they need to be properly designed and the effect of the implemented. recent ones have not banned, but they have to be coupled with the concrete and forcible plan to deal wit
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 10:30am EDT
president obama and mitt romney. [applause] >> thank you both for joining us tonight. we have a lot of folks who want to talk to you. governor romney won the coin toss. the first question will go to you. a first-time voter, jeremy, has a question. >> as a 20-year-old college student, when i graduate, i will have little chance to get employment. what can you say to reassure me, but more importantly, my parents, that i will be able to support myself after i graduate. >> thank you. i appreciate your question. thank you to all of those who have come. thank you for your time. thank you hofstra university and candy crowley. thank you, mr. president, for being a part of this debate. your question is one that is being asked by college kids all over the country. i was in pennsylvania with someone who just graduated. this is in philadelphia. she said she got her degree and she cannot find a job. she has three part-time jobs. they are barely enough to pay for food and apartment. she cannot begin to pay her student loans. we have to make sure we can make it easier for kids to afford college. also, that
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 2:00pm EDT
that obama signed. it got us just back to where everybody thought the law was all these decades. there is a bill regarding the paycheck fairness act that is a modernized and updated and deals with some of the loopholes in the equal pay act to help us. it is an economically important issue for women. it did pass the house at one point. it ran into a filibuster problem in the senate. it has yet to pass the paycheck fairness act and vigorous enforcement. these are critically important steps for women's economic security and the security of their families. now we know that women do not work for "pin" money. [laughter] women need paychecks to keep their families going. the children need them. the women need them. this is no laughing matter. this is a technicality. -- no technicality. these are hard core policies that politicians decide upon that women need to be informed about in making their own decisions when they go to the ballot box. even more important than what their decision might be when they go is that they do go. i have to say that one of the things about encouraging women
CSPAN
Oct 22, 2012 12:00am EDT
wasserman look at the 2012 contested races for the u.s. house and senate. live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c- span. >> he told folksy was the ideal candidate for the tea party. now he is saying, what, who, me? he is forgetting his own positions and he is betting you will too. he is changing so much, backtracking in sidestepping, we have to name this condition he is going through. "romnesia." called >> of this election is a choice between two americans, an america where government colleagues the rules -- makes the rules, where it runs more of our businesses and runs our lives. or an america where we restore the principles that made the nation that it is. that we bring back the principles of the declaration of independence and recognize god gave us our rights and they include life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as we choose. >> watch engage as president obama and mitt romney meet in their final debate. our preivew starts at 7:00 p.m. eastern followed by the debate at 9:00 and your reaction at 10:30. >> back from their annual party conferences, members of the british house of commo
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 10:30am EDT
. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> come out and about 30 minutes, a connecticut u.s. senate race a debate between republican linda mcmahon, the former ceo of world wrestling entertainment and democratic u.s. congressman, chris murphy. live coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. >> here is a look at the voting process for active duty military personnel serving the u.s. and abroad. from "washington journal" it is about 30 minutes. caller: i retired in 1991. the years. militaryve gotten the so involved, when i was there, the military could not participate in political affairs publicly and particularly its uniform but they encouraged that everybody would vote. now understand that under the new voter i.d. laws, i was told that in some cases, they are shifting id's from people who don't have an expiration date. i retired in 1991 and i have had the same id card for 21 years. guest: sergeant major, thank you for your service. i served on active duty the same time you did. i retired in 2004 and i joined in 1984. i am revealing my age now -- there are voting assistance officers on ev
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
&a." >> tomorrow, republican presidential candidate mitt romney gives a speech on u.s. foreign policy at the virginia military institute. live coverage of his remarks begins at 11:20 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> one of the things i have heard from a number of companies and individuals i have met with is that the fcc has sometimes not acted with much alacrity with respect to issues that are pending before the commission or in delaying action on other issues. i wanted to think about different ways the commission could speed up its processes. second, i think that one of the key things that the commission can do and should do is enable more dynamic industry by giving more spectrum into the marketplace. there are a number of proposals on the table. finally, i tried to think of different ways that the fcc can remove barriers on infrastructure investment. for every billion dollars in the the private sector spence, about 15,000 new jobs can be created. from a regulatory perspective, our goal should be to remove the barriers to enable the private sector to take those risks and make those multibi
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm EDT
maybe get into the weeds as well. the weeds for us right now is the contraception mandate. what is going to happen in that -- in the court cases that are inevitably coming out of the mandate already if it stands, if the obama administration does not change it? the issue is the definition of religious institutions, but there is also the so-called top of bell issue -- taco bell issue of individual conscience of business owners. what will happen in your respective views? thank you very much. >> you have right now more than 30 cases involving more than 80 plaintiffs. in one sense, if the issue does not going for other reasons, one short answer is the case ends up in front of the supreme court. you will have a proliferation of cases and in a variety and outcomes that you will end up with a split. the issue is also of sufficiently great importance. for one reason or another, the supreme court will take of one of the cases at some point. it will probably not be this coming term. it may not be the term after, but there is a chance -- it will certainly be the term after that if not. my own predic
CSPAN
Oct 21, 2012 2:00pm EDT
state should make that decision on their own. the role of government -- look behind us. the constitution and the declaration of independence. is to promote and protect the principles of those documents first. life and liberty -- we have a responsibility to protect the lives of people. i do not believe in cutting the military. i want to maintain the strength of the military. the line that says we are endowed by our creator with our rights -- we must maintain our commitment to religious tolerance and freedom in this country. it also says we are endowed by our creator with the right to pursue happiness as we choose. i interpret that as making sure those people who are less fortunate and cannot care for a themselves are cared for by one another. we are a nation that believes we are all children of the same god and we care for those who have difficulties. those who are elderly, those who are disabled, we care for them. we look for discovery and innovation and all these things to pursue the pursuit of happiness for our citizens. we believe in maintaining for individuals the right to pursue the
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
the question is, whether or not the tax system that our government uses is fair. i think it is unfair, but it is not something we can address in the short term. the tax cuts the vice president and i got three years ago, no, that's not fair. if you earn 20,000, 40,000, you may have gotten 1,000. if you made let's less than 10,000 you suffered a loss of $400. that's not fair. that's basically unfair. not only is it unfair, but economically, it has darn-near destroyed this country. there is a $750 billion tax cut over five years. that's one of the reasons we're facing the debts we have now. >> mr. vice president? >> i think i've said all i want to say. . that is the part of this debate devoted to domestic affairs. we will now turn to foreign affairs. >> vice president bush, since your administration came to power, the president has promised a stern response against terrorism. but attacks have continued in lebanon and the middle east. what can be done to stop the? stop?too it? >> terrorism is very difficult to stop. when you see the lebanon building hit by terrorism, the israelis, with al
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 10:00am EDT
those folks talking to us about the battleground situation in pennsylvania. that is our program for today. we'd like to thank you for watching and we'll see you tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> now re-election day, watch our coverage of the presidential candidates plus debates from key senate and governor races around the country. today and sees them, it looked at covering the campaign trail with judy woodruff, glenn eiffel, and candy crowley. then the vice-presidential candidate paul ryan campaigning in ohio. later, more like a campaign coverage as a vice president joe biden travels to lynchburg, virginia. >> this weekend, book-tv is -- will be in austin, texas. from 11:00-6:00 eastern, you can hear from douglas brinkley and others. sunday from noon-6, a book about ulysses s. grant, infiltrating drug cartels and inside the house of representatives. the texas book festival, live this weekend, on book-tv, on c- span 2. >> next, we will talk about covering
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
to be habitual drug users. the good news is, and i think it's true in richmond, teen-age use is down of cocaine substantially, 60 percent in the last couple of years. so we're making progress but until we get that one done, we're not going to solve the neighborhood crime problem. >> mr. perot, there are young black males in america dying at unprecedented rates. >> i'd just like to comment on this. >> yes, i'm getting to --- >> oh, you're going to elaborate, o.k. excuse me. >> the fact that homicide is the leading cause of death among young black males 15 to 24 years old. what are you going to do to get the guns off the street? >> on any program, and this includes crime, you'll find we have all kinds of great plans lying around that never get enacted into law and implemented. i don't care what it is -- competitiveness, health care, crime, you name it -- the brady bill, i agree that it's a tentative step in the right direction but it won't fix it. so why pass a law that won't fix it? now, what it really boils down to is can you live -- we have become so preoccupied with the rights of the criminal
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
influence someone to take a deep sigh and go out and vote for him again. >> 2 out of three voters tell us that they trust their own economic judgment more than they trust the president opposes. two out of three trust their judgment more than they trust governor romneys. the truth is, most people do not think things would about a matter who wins. this cynicism is going to make it very difficult for whoever wins on november 6. it can get anything done when they take office in january? >> pipa well, sure. they have to exercise real leadership. if president obama loses the election -- and i'm not sure that he will. i have to say he is a slight favorite in the electra college. -- the electoral college. with simms and bowls, he did not do anything with it initially appeared -- with simpson-bowles, he did not do anything with it initially. he did not grant -- brought that by the horns and go with it. and the reason he did not is because his political per people said, no way are you going to tell seniors that they will have to take a change in entitlements. interestingly, governor romney and paul
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
that president obama and my husband are making quality investments to move us forward on education. i'm also involved in this election as a woman who cares about the direction of our country. i have seen barack and joe said that for our rights and freedoms every single day. -- stand up for our rights and freedoms every single day. the very first law put an obama signed with the lily ledbetter. the president and vice- president know how important it is for women to make our own decisions about our own bodies, our own health care. [applause] so many women of my generation have fought hard for roe versus wade, access to contraception and for equal rights. we don't want out daughters and granddaughters to have to go back and fight the same battles that we fought decades ago. [applause] we cannot forget about the importance of the supreme court in the direction this country could take. finally, i care about this country. about this election as a military mom. our son beau is a in the delaware national army guard and he served in a rack for a year. -- iraq for a year. i had the honor of meeting ma
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